2018 BMW 4 Series vs 2018 Lexus RC

The BMW 4 Series is at the lower end of the price spectrum for the BMW model lineup, but has a more premium design compared to the highly-popular 3 series, making it a great choice for a luxury sports coupe or convertible. See how the new 4 Series favorably measures up against the competition in this 2018 BMW 4 Series vs 2018 Lexus RC comparison.

A big advantage that the 2018 BMW 4 Series has over the 2018 Lexus RC 300 is for performance. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine in the base 430i Gran Coupe delivers a pleasing balance of power and efficiency, with a 248-hp output and estimated efficiency ratings of 24 city/34 hwy mpg. In comparison, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine in the Lexus RC 300 produces 241 horsepower and estimated efficiency ratings of 22 city/32 hwy mpg. For a more powerful driving experience, the BMW 4 Series offers a 3.0L V6 engine, which produces 320-hp and enables the 4-Series to go from zero to 60 mph in only 4.6 seconds.

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2018 BMW 430i VS 2018 Lexus RC 300
248 Horsepower 241
24/34 Fuel Economy (City/Highway) 22/32 mpg
5 Passenger Capacity 4
33.7 cu-ft Rear Legroom 27.3 cu-ft

Strengths of the 2018 BMW 4 Series

Another advantage of the 2018 BMW 4 Series is its spacious, refined and sophisticated interior, with high-quality materials throughout the cabin and a meticulous attention to detail. It offers seating for five passengers (compared to four in the Lexus RC), with plenty of legroom and shoulder room for everyone. Drivers will enjoy the sports steering wheel that's wrapped in high-quality leather, while high-level connectivity comes courtesy of the in-car Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless charging, BMW Connected personalized digital mobility assistant and available Apple CarPlay.

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Rear View of Black 2018 BMW 4 Series
Grille of Turquoise 2018 BMW 4 Series
Dashboard and Brown Front Seats of 2018 BMW 4 Series
White Seats of 2018 BMW 4 Series Convertible

BMW 4 Series Title and Grey 2017 BMW 4 Series
BMW 3 Series Title and White 2017 BMW 3 Series
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